[BYRON, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824). Poet.]
Autograph Letter Signed from William third Baron Byron to his banker, Blackall, 1 page small 8vo with address and broken seal, London 26 August 1689 The letter itself is very faded but the endorsements legible. Some soiling and small tears.
The letter has been transcribed as follows:
'Honest Blackall / I am a little straitened in my Pockett at present for ten ginnys, if you will loosen it, it will be more at ease for I hate any thinge that is hide bound you know. I am just & will see you repayd accordinge to yr desire. / I am / Yr assured lovinge friend / Biron / Lon[don] Aug 26 / 89 / South Hampton Square.'
The endorsement, also in Byron's hand, reads:
'7. September 1689 / Recd the within menconed tenn Guineas wch I promise shall bee allowed in Mr. Scholefelds account / Byron.'
A further endorsement was made by the banker.
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